John Proctor and Abigail Williams both show an amazing amount of bravery, valiant, and boldness. John

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                                                                                                                     Moses Preciado




Brave is defined as: Possessing or displaying courage; valiant. Being brave is not necessarily always good and can lead to a disastrous outcome. In the play The Crucible, written by Arthur Miller, the protagonist and antagonist both display a great deal of courage. John Proctor is brave in the sense that he is willing to make a confession and risk his life to save his wife’s life, and Abigail Williams is brave in the sense that she is bold enough to falsely condemn a large amount of people of witchery knowing that they will all be hung.

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John Proctor is a wealthy farmer who’s wife is accused of bewitching young girls and practicing witchcraft. Throughout the play John proves that he is a brave man. As soon as his wife is accused, John quickly goes to the court proceedings to denounce the trial and to reveal that the girls that accuse his wife are just pretending. Also that the only reason his wife was accused is because Abigail Williams, the leader of the accusers, had had an extra marital affair with John, and John said,” She thinks to dance with me on my wife’s grave!” (p.106). By ...

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